A northern Illinois Congressman could move up in the House leadership as a result of Eric Cantor's defeat in the Virginia Primary. On Wednesday, Cantor announced he'll resign his position as Majority Leader at the end of July.
Two positions below him is Peter Roskam, of Wheaton, who's the Chief Deputy Whip. Roskam could replace the current Whip, Kevin McCarthy of California if McCarthy becomes Majority Leader.
NIU political scientist Matt Streb says this would be logical but there's a problem: red state lawmakers would be absent from the leadership.
The City of Rockford is again offering a program to help homeowners with property clean-up. Eligible residents must have been cited with a current property code violation, but can't complete the work due to age, disability or income.
Eligible homeowners and interested crew members may pick up applications at the Community Services Division of the City of Rockford Human Services Department, 555 N. Court St., Suite 301 or contact 815-967-4038 for application information. Applications are due by 5:00pm Monday, June 30.
Kantorei, the Singing Boys of Rockford, mark their 50th anniversary Friday, June 13th, with a concert at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. The program also is the final one in Rockford for the choir’s long-time director.